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Radio segment on the origins of Christmas, 1953 December 23, from the Richard McLanathan papers, [ca. 1950-2000]

Radio segment on the origins of Christmas, 1953 December 23

McLanathan, Richard B. K., 1916-1998

Item Information

Title: Radio segment on the origins of Christmas

Date: 1953 December 23

Physical Details: 2 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in. ; 50 min., 29 sec.

Description: McLanathan examines the origins and history of the Christmas celebration, examining Christian iconography and symbolism in Christian art.

Handwritten notes filling in typewritten lines on label on box of reel 1: Subtitle: The Arts in America; date recorded: 12/23/53; by: John Labowitz [?]; speed: 7 1/2; time: Total time (both tapes) 50:24.

Creator: McLanathan, Richard B. K., 1916-1998

Forms part of: Richard McLanathan papers, [ca. 1950-2000]

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Radio segment on the origins of Christmas, 1953 December 23. Richard McLanathan papers, [ca. 1950-2000]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 14793